Gigabyte Z390 AORUS ULTRA LGA 1151 ATX Motherboard

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  • Socket LGA 1151
  • 9th Generation Intel
  • ATX Form Factor

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Gigabyte Z390 AORUS ULTRA LGA 1151 ATX Motherboard

 

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Features

Gigabyte Z390 Aorus Ultra LGA 1151 DDR4 ATX Motherboard

  • Supports 9th and 8th Gen Intel® Core™ Processors
  • Dual Channel Non-ECC Unbuffered DDR4, 4 DIMMs
  • Intel® Optane™ Memory Ready
  • 12+1 Phases Digital VRM Solution with DrMOS
  • Advanced Thermal Design with Direct Touch Heatpipe
  • Onboard Intel® CNVi 802.11ac 2x2 Wave 2 Wi-Fi
  • ALC1220-VB Enhance 114dB(Rear)/ 110dB(Front) SNR in Microphone with WIMA Audio Capacitors
  • Intel® Gigabit LAN with cFosSpeed
  • RGB FUSION with Multi-Zone LED Light Show Design, Supports Addressable LED & RGB LED Strips
  • Smart Fan 5 features Multiple Temperature Sensors and Hybrid Fan Headers with FAN STOP
  • Front USB 3.1 Gen 2 Type-C™ Header
  • Triple Ultra-Fast NVMe PCIe Gen3 x4 M.2 with Triple Thermal Guards
  • USB DAC-UP 2 with Adjustable Voltage
  • CEC 2019 Ready, Save Power With a Simple Click
  • Multi-Way Graphics Support with Dual Armor and Ultra Durable™ Design

 

 

Overview

 

 
DOMINANT IN DARKNESS
DESIGN CONCEPT

In the dark, starless night, the falcon strikes fear into the heart of its prey. Even with minimal visibility, the falcon pinpoints its prey and patiently anticipates the perfect moment to swoop in for the kill. The falcon with its laser sharp gaze dominates the darkness of night in the same manner that AORUS Core Lighting illuminates the vast AORUS ecosystem.

 

 

AORUS PERFORMANCE

12*+1 Phase Digital Power Design

Z390 AORUS ULTRA motherboard uses an 12+1 phases digital CPU power design which includes both digital PWM Controller and DrMOS. These 100% digital controller and additional 8+4 Solid-pin CPU Power Connectors offer incredible precision in delivering power to the motherboard's most power-hungry and energy-sensitive components, allowing enthusiasts to get the absolute maximum performance from the new 9th Generation Intel Core processors.

 

Advanced Thermal Design

Z390 AORUS ULTRA uses high performance thermal design by combining massive heatsink, Direct Touch Heatpipe, thick thermal pad, providing ultimate MOSFET cooling performance for enthusiasts, overclockers and gamers.

 

Triple NVMe M.2 PCIe SSDs in RAID 0 Support

Extreme Performance with Gen3 x4 NVMe PCIe SSDs

Z390 AORUS motherboards offer the industry's best compatibility in terms of NVMe storage for users who demand high capacity and seek the best performance. AORUS' unique design can be configured in RAID for record speeds of up to 3551 MB/s (Sequential Read), making AORUS the obvious choice for the ultimate PC.

 

 

 

Specification

 

CPU Support for 9th and 8th Generation Intel® Core™ i9 processors/ Intel® Core™ i7 processors/ Intel® Core™ i5 processors/ Intel® Core™ i3 processors/ Intel® Pentium® processors/ Intel® Celeron® processors in the LGA1151 package
  L3 cache varies with CPU
  (Please refer to "CPU Support List" for more information.)
   
Chipset Intel® Z390 Express Chipset
   
Memory 4 x DDR4 DIMM sockets supporting up to 64 GB of system memory
  Dual channel memory architecture
  Support for DDR4 4266(O.C.) / 4133(O.C.) / 4000(O.C.) / 3866(O.C.) / 3800(O.C.) / 3733(O.C.) / 3666(O.C.) / 3600(O.C.) / 3466(O.C.) / 3400(O.C.) / 3333(O.C.) / 3300(O.C.) / 3200(O.C.) / 3000(O.C.) / 2800(O.C.) / 2666 / 2400 / 2133 MHz memory modules
  Support for ECC Un-buffered DIMM 1Rx8/2Rx8 memory modules (operate in non-ECC mode)
  Support for non-ECC Un-buffered DIMM 1Rx8/2Rx8/1Rx16 memory modules
  Support for Extreme Memory Profile (XMP) memory modules
  (Please refer to "Memory Support List" for more information.)
   
Onboard Graphics Integrated Graphics Processor-Intel® HD Graphics support:
  1 x HDMI port, supporting a maximum resolution of 4096x2160@30 Hz
  * Support for HDMI 1.4 version and HDCP 2.2.
  Maximum shared memory of 1 GB
   
Audio Realtek® ALC1220-VB codec
  * The back panel line out jack supports DSD audio.
  High Definition Audio
  2/4/5.1/7.1-channel
  Support for S/PDIF Out
   
LAN Intel® GbE LAN chip (10/100/1000 Mbit)
   
Wireless Communication module Intel® CNVi interface Wi-Fi 802.11a/b/g/n/ac, supporting 2.4/5 GHz Dual-Band
  BLUETOOTH 5
  Support for 11ac 160 MHz wireless standard and up to 1.73 Gbps data rate
  * Actual data rate may vary depending on environment and equipment.
   
Expansion Slots 1 x PCI Express x16 slot, running at x16 (PCIEX16)
  * For optimum performance, if only one PCI Express graphics card is to be installed, be sure to install it in the PCIEX16 slot.
  1 x PCI Express x16 slot, running at x8 (PCIEX8)
  * The PCIEX8 slot shares bandwidth with the PCIEX16 slot. When the PCIEX8 slot is populated, the PCIEX16 slot operates at up to x8 mode.
  1 x PCI Express x16 slot, running at x4 (PCIEX4)
  * The PCIEX4 slot shares bandwidth with the M2P connector. The PCIEX4 slot operates at up to x2 mode when a PCIe SSD is installed in the M2P connector.
  3 x PCI Express x1 slots
  (All of the PCI Express slots conform to PCI Express 3.0 standard.)
  1 x M.2 Socket 1 connector for an Intel® CNVi wireless module only (CNVI)
   
Storage Interface Chipset:
  1 x M.2 connector (Socket 3, M key, type 2242/2260/2280/22110 SATA and PCIe x4/x2 SSD support, prepared for Intel® Hybrid SSD) (M2M)
  1 x M.2 connector (Socket 3, M key, type 2242/2260/2280/22110 SATA and PCIe x4/x2 SSD support) (M2A)
  1 x M.2 connector (Socket 3, M key, type 2242/2260/2280 PCIe x4/x2 SSD support) (M2P)
  6 x SATA 6Gb/s connectors
  Support for RAID 0, RAID 1, RAID 5, and RAID 10
  * Refer to "1-8 Internal Connectors," for the installation notices for the PCIEX4, M.2, and SATA connectors.
  Intel® Optane™ Memory Ready
   
Multi-Graphics Technology Support for NVIDIA® Quad-GPU SLI™ and 2-Way NVIDIA® SLI™ technologies
  Support for AMD Quad-GPU CrossFire™ and 3-Way/2-Way AMD CrossFire™ technologies
   
USB Chipset:
  1 x USB Type-C™ port with USB 3.1 Gen 2 support, available through the internal USB header
  1 x USB Type-C™ port on the back panel, with USB 3.1 Gen 2 support
  3 x USB 3.1 Gen 2 Type-A ports (red) on the back panel
  4 x USB 3.1 Gen 1 ports (2 ports on the back panel, 2 ports available through the internal USB header)
  Chipset+2 USB 2.0 Hubs:
  8 x USB 2.0/1.1 ports (4 ports on the back panel, 4 ports available through the internal USB headers)
   
Internal I/O Connectors 1 x 24-pin ATX main power connector
  1 x 8-pin ATX 12V power connector
  1 x 4-pin ATX 12V power connector
  1 x CPU fan header
  1 x water cooling CPU fan header
  4 x system fan headers
  2 x system fan/water cooling pump headers
  2 x digital LED strip headers
  2 x digital LED strip power select jumpers
  2 x RGB LED strip headers
  6 x SATA 6Gb/s connectors
  3 x M.2 Socket 3 connectors
  1 x front panel header
  1 x front panel audio header
  1 x S/PDIF Out header
  1 x USB Type-C™ port, with USB 3.1 Gen 2 support
  1 x USB 3.1 Gen 1 header
  2 x USB 2.0/1.1 headers
  1 x Thunderbolt™ add-in card connector
  1 x Trusted Platform Module (TPM) header (2x6 pin, for the GC-TPM2.0_S module only)
  1 x serial port header
  1 x Clear CMOS jumper
  2 x temperature sensor headers
   
Back Panel Connectors 1 x HDMI port
  1 x USB Type-C™ port, with USB 3.1 Gen 2 support
  3 x USB 3.1 Gen 2 Type-A ports (red)
  2 x USB 3.1 Gen 1 ports
  4 x USB 2.0/1.1 ports
  1 x RJ-45 port
  2 x SMA antenna connectors (2T2R)
  1 x optical S/PDIF Out connector
  5 x audio jacks
   
I/O Controller iTE® I/O Controller Chip
   
H/W Monitoring Voltage detection
  Temperature detection
  Fan speed detection
  Water cooling flow rate detection
  Overheating warning
  Fan fail warning
  Fan speed control
  * Whether the fan (pump) speed control function is supported will depend on the fan (pump) you install.
   
BIOS 2 x 128 Mbit flash
  Use of licensed AMI UEFI BIOS
  Support for DualBIOS™
  PnP 1.0a, DMI 2.7, WfM 2.0, SM BIOS 2.7, ACPI 5.0
   
Unique Features Support for APP Center
  * Available applications in APP Center may vary by motherboard model. Supported functions of each application may also vary depending on motherboard specifications.
  3D OSD
  @BIOS
  AutoGreen
  Cloud Station
  EasyTune
  Easy RAID
  Fast Boot
  Game Boost
  ON/OFF Charge
  Platform Power Management
  RGB Fusion
  Smart Backup
  Smart Keyboard
  Smart TimeLock
  Smart HUD
  Smart Survey
  System Information Viewer
  USB Blocker
  USB DAC-UP 2
  Support for Q-Flash
  Support for Xpress Install
   
Bundle Software Norton® Internet Security (OEM version)
  cFosSpeed
   
Operating System Support for Windows 10 64-bit
   
Form Factor ATX Form Factor; 30.5cm x 24.4cm
   
Remark 1. Due to different Linux support condition provided by chipset vendors, please download Linux driver from chipset vendors' website or 3rd party website.
  2. Most hardware/software vendors may no longer offer drivers to support Win9X/ME/2000/XP. If drivers are available from the vendors, we will update them on the GIGABYTE website.

 

Technical Specification

Gigabyte Z390 AORUS ULTRA LGA 1151 ATX Motherboard

Supported RAM

Supported RAM Integrity Check Non-ECC, ECC (operate in non-ECC mode)
Max Size 64 GB
Technology DDR4
Bus Clock 2400 MHz, 2133 MHz, 2666 MHz, 2800 MHz (O.C.), 3000 MHz (O.C.), 3200 MHz (O.C.), 3300 MHz (O.C.), 3400 MHz (O.C.), 3333 MHz (O.C.), 3466 MHz (O.C.), 3733 MHz (O.C.), 3600 MHz (O.C.), 3800 MHz (O.C.), 3666 MHz (O.C.), 3866 MHz (O.C.), 4000 MHz (O.C.), 4133 MHz (O.C.), 4266 MHz (O.C.)
Registered or Buffered Unbuffered
Features Dual channel memory architecture, Intel Extreme Memory Profiles (XMP), supported ECC modules operate in non-ECC mode

General

Product Type Motherboard - ATX
Chipset Type Intel Z390
Processor Socket LGA1151 Socket
Max Processors Qty 1
Compatible Processors Pentium, Celeron, Core i5, Core i3, Core i7, Core i9 (supports 9th and 8th Generation Intel Core / Pentium Gold / Celeron)

Graphics

Max Allocated RAM Size 1 GB

Audio

Type HD Audio (8-channel)
Audio Codec Realtek ALC1220-VB
Compliant Standards High Definition Audio

LAN

Network Interfaces Bluetooth, Gigabit Ethernet, 802.11a/b/g/n/ac Wave 2

Expansion / Connectivity

Expansion Slots 1 x CPU ¦ 4 x DIMM 288-pin ¦ 1 x PCIe 3.0 x16 (x16 mode (x8 mode if neighbour x16 slot is occupied)) ¦ 3 x PCIe 3.0 x1 ¦ 1 x PCIe 3.0 x16 (x4 mode (x2 mode if M.2 is occupied)) ¦ 1 x PCIe 3.0 x16 (x8 mode) ¦ 1 x M.2 socket (for Intel CNVi wireless module)
Storage Interfaces SATA-600 -connectors: 6 x 7pin Serial ATA - RAID 0 / RAID 1 / RAID 10 / RAID 5 ¦ SATA-600 / PCIe -connectors: 2 x M.2 ¦ PCIe -connectors: 1 x M.2
Interfaces 1 x HDMI ¦ 1 x LAN (Gigabit Ethernet) ¦ 1 x TOSLINK ¦ 1 x audio line-in - mini-jack ¦ 1 x audio line-out - mini-jack ¦ 1 x microphone - mini-jack ¦ 1 x audio line-out (center/subwoofer) - mini-jack ¦ 1 x audio line-out (rear) - mini-jack ¦ 2 x USB 3.1 Gen 1 ¦ 3 x USB 3.1 Gen 2 ¦ 1 x USB-C Gen2 ¦ 4 x USB 2.0
Internal Interfaces 4 x USB 2.0 - header ¦ 2 x USB 3.1 Gen 1 - header ¦ 1 x SPDIF out - header ¦ 1 x audio - header ¦ 1 x USB-C Gen2 - header ¦ 1 x serial - header
Power Connectors 4-pin ATX12V connector, 24-pin main power connector, 8-pin ATX12V connector

Features

BIOS Type AMI
BIOS Features WfM 2.0 support, UEFI BIOS, SMBIOS 2.7 support, DMI 2.7 support, ACPI 5.0 support, Dual BIOS
Hardware Monitoring CPU core temperature, chassis temperature, CPU fan tachometer, chassis fan tachometer, system voltage, CPU overheating protection, water cooling flow rate
Hardware Features AutoGreen, NVIDIA Quad SLI Technology Support, NVIDIA 2-way SLI Technology Support, On/Off Charge, AMD CrossFireX technology support, AMD Quad CrossFireX technology support, AMD 3-way CrossFireX technology support, Easy RAID Installer, Ultra Durable Memory Armor, GIGABYTE USB DAC-UP 2, Intel Optane Memory Ready, GIGABYTE Smart Fan 5, RGB FUSION, Ultra Durable PCIe Armor, M.2 Thermal Guard, pre-mounted I/O shield, CEC 2019 Ready, Fins-Array Heatsink & Direct Touch Heatpipe, Solid Pin Power Connectors, 12+1 Phase Power Design

Miscellaneous

Software Included Norton Internet Security, @BIOS, EasyTune, Cloud Station, Xpress Install, GIGABYTE USB Blocker, GIGABYTE App Center, cFosSpeed, Smart TimeLock, GIGABYTE Fast Boot, GIGABYTE V-Tuner, GIGABYTE Smart Keyboard, GIGABYTE Smart Backup, GIGABYTE Smart Fan 5, GIGABYTE 3D OSD
Compliant Standards Plug and Play
Width 30.5 cm
Depth 24.4 cm

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